Hyderabad: England are one of the strongest teams coming into the T20 World Cup. Having won the 2019 ICC Men’s ODI World Cup, the Eoin Morgan-led side hopes to clinch back-to-back ICC trophies. - Advertisement -. Most of the core group players in the current T20 side are part of the ODI World Cup winning team against New Zealand two years ago, which augurs well for the team.
Morgan will lead England at this year's T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates and Oman, with the team set to take on defending champion West Indies in its tournament opener on Saturday in Dubai. The next edition of the T20 World Cup will be played in Australia next year, followed by the one-day edition of the world showpiece in India in 2023.
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There is no doubt that the defending ODI World Cup winners would like to assert themselves in the T20 World Cup as well. Currently, the English team is the number 1 T20 cricket team in the ICC ranking. England's 15-man team included Tymal Mills, who played his most recent T20I for the World XI against West Indies at Lord's in 2018.
Six different teams have won the world cup (ODI) out of 12 held so far. England has lost 3 finals followed by Australia, Sri Lanka and New Zealand 2 times each. India, Pakistan and West Indies were runner up in one world cup. Teams batting first has won seven world cup finals and batting second has won four world cup finals.
The Cricket World Cup (officially known as ICC Men's Cricket World Cup) is the international championship of One Day International (ODI) cricket.The event is organised by the sport's governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), every four years, with preliminary qualification rounds leading up to a finals tournament.
The attacking left-hander has been horribly short of runs ever since the 2019 ODI World Cup. Morgan's troubles were multiplied this year. He scored 82 runs in his 7 T20Is this year.